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Academy Award candidates from around the world



Academy Award candidates from around the world

Including the Italian film Human Capital

HUMAN CAPITAL (IL CAPITALE UMANO) Winner of all the top Italian film awards, Paolo Virzi's languid and stylish ensemble piece is based on Stephen Amidon's novel and transposed to northern Italy. Starring Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Valeria Golino, it explores the lives of two families whose destinies intertwine through love and tragedy and offers a powerful commentary on Italian social class, privilege and the value of human life in a crucible. In Italian with English subtitles. 110 min. Presented with support from the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco Screening: Sunday, January 11 | 7:50PM FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION… A SELECTION OF OSCAR SUBMISSIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD The screening is part of of the Smith Rafael’s annual Academy Award candidate screening selection. Each year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invites countries to submit a single film for consideration in the competition category of Foreign Language Film. This year 83 films have been accepted for competition and, for the twelfth consecutive year, the Smith Rafael Film Center offers a choice sampling. This is a rare opportunity to view some of the most distinguished works in international cinema, many of which are film festival prizewinners. The entire programme of lasts from the 9th to the 15th of January. Tickets can be purchased here.The film Human Capital will also be screened at the Opera Plaza in San Francisco from 16 January: information here.


Date: Friday, January 09, 2015

Entrance : Free